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Perhaps I was overreacting. I got my food and took it directly to the car. I wiped down my hands, the bag and containers. It will be alright. Great job! I have noted in my permanent record, the one I have been keeping in my head since Kindergarten, that I have been...read more
I think I like to remain in my head because forecasting the future can feel frightening. There is no sure way to see how this will play out. It will pass, we will begin to travel again and the fear will fade, but how will we relate to one another? April 9, 2020 My...read more
This is about my team of angels, those who have carried me through, albeit at a social distance, with complete selfless devotion. My husband died during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place pandemic. A grumpy, blusterful Irishman of 64, he was full of life, full of humor,...read more
I haven't had a moment of boredom but I also find that as the weeks have become a month, the creative things that I wanted to do just haven't happened as I haven't had the heart or inspiration to get to them…the heavy feeling in the pit of my stomach has totally...read more
These little watercolors in my sketchbook are a practice of intimacy. They are a way to ask what is here to encounter directly in this present moment. A way to look deeply at something I assume I already know well. I remember an art teacher telling me to draw what I...read more
I have asked myself millions of times: “How could she give birth to a child, take on a lover and leave husband and children, even her housekeeper, to go off with another man?” I asked Renée for a snapshot of her early life in order to get to know her better. Our...read more
I remembered what a joy it is to be on site with one of you, exploring the light, the background, and poses. Last Friday, I was feeling such yearning to set up a portrait session and snap away that I decided to take the dolls I have on hand and play for a bit. It's...read more
For it is not those 'things' that we are most yearning for. It is a return to a life that is not shadowed in worry and fear. I went out into the garden yesterday, my camera swinging from my neck. I wasn't sure what I wanted to capture because the garden tends to...read more